The Admission Registers of St. Paul's School from 1876 to 1905

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Bell, 1906 - 537 pages
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Page 44 - Williams, in the very heart of the movement, which was the interest of his life; but he lived, self-forgetting or self-effacing, a wonderful mixture of tender and inexhaustible sympathy, and of quick and keen wit, which yet, somehow or other, in that time of exasperation and bitterness, made him few enemies. He knew more than most men of the goings on of the movement, and he ought to have been its chronicler. But he was fastidious and hard to satisfy, and he left his task till it was too late.
Page 16 - ... Europe, the sun not being risen in that country at the beginning of the transit. Having returned to England November 1678, the king, greatly satisfied, gave him, at his own request, a letter of mandamus to the university of Oxford for the degree of MA the words of which are, that " his majesty has received a good account of his learning as to the mathematics and astronomy, whereof he has gotten a good testimony by the observations he has made during his abode in the island of St. Helena.
Page 44 - Isaac Williams was born among the mountains of Wales, and had the true poetic gift, though his power of expression was often not equal to what he wanted to say. Copeland was a Londoner, bred up in the strict school of Churchmanship represented by Mr. Norris of Hackney, tempered by sympathies with the Non-jurors. At Oxford he lived, along with Isaac Williams, in the very heart of the movement, which was the interest of his life ; but he lived, self-forgetting 1 Mozley, Reminiscences, i.
Page 486 - Paul's-school, to educate at his charge ten boys, who shall be nominated by me, in writing and accompts, until they shall be fit 'for any trade ; I desire, therefore, such as know any proper objects for receiving this bounty, to give notice thereof to Mr. Morphew, or Mr. Lillie ; and they shall, if properly qualified, have instructions accordingly.
Page 30 - Middlesex, and formerly Vicar of this Parish. He died July 6th, 1822, aged 81 years. Benevolent and kind in his temper, he discharged the duties of his Christian profession with guileless simplicity and truth, respected and beloved by all his parishioners as their faithful minister and friend. This tablet is erected by his widow and surviving children, as a lasting memorial of their love and affection for one whose worth and excellence as л husband and father was rarely equalled, and could not be...
Page 100 - Publications: Lyric Poems, 1894; Poems, 1895; edited Shilling Garland, 1895-98 ; London Visions, Book I., 1895; Book II., 1898 ; The Praise of Life, 1896 ; Porphyrion and other Poems, 1898 ; Western Flanders, 1898; Odes, 1900 ; The Death of Adam, 1908 ; Pentliesilea, 1905 ; Paris and Oenone, 19IH5 ; Catalogue of English Drawings in the BM, Vol.
Page 36 - Pugh's name did not appear on the Tripos, probably on account of ill health; but he was elected Fellow of the Society, and it was understood he had passed a remarkably good examination.
Page 87 - Occupied with scientific research in Physical Geography ; awarded the Gill Memorial of the Royal Geographical Society, 1900, and the Doctorate of Science of the Victoria University, 1901, for success in them researches. The following original papers have appeared in the Geographical Journal : on The Formation of Sand Dunes, Mar.
Page 36 - I heard him keep his Act, in which he displayed extraordinary learning, but no great knowledge of the subjects under discussion ; hence he considered that Hailstone had conferred on him a very appropriate honour when, after complimenting him on the composition of his Thesis, he added,
Page 32 - His piety, though pure, was not disgraced by bigotry or fanaticism, nor alloyed by any ostentation of peculiar sanctity. After spending his life in the duties of his profession, the service of his friends, and attention to the wants of the poor, he concluded it by a manly and Christian death, attentive even in his last moments more to the good of others than to his own sufferings. His few surviving relatives, uniting with the general voice, have erected this monument in commemoration of his virtues.

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